LOS ANGELES, CA (March 10, 2017) – Tax Principal Lauren Haverlock of Green Hasson Janks is set to speak at the American Institute of CPAs annual Not-for-Profit Industry Conference in National Harbor, Maryland on June 21 – 23. The national conference unites CPAs and accounting professionals with nonprofit organizations to discuss technology, innovation and analytics. The three-day conference is focused on the dichotomy between rapid response and measured strategy for nonprofit organizations.

Dick Locastro; Principal of Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman CPAs; and Lauren will be co-presenting a seminar that explores the methodology behind some of the most influential charity watchdog organizations. This session will expose rating methodologies of top rating organizations in order to guide charities on best practices and actions to improve their position. The presentation will also address the ratings impact on an organization’s stakeholders, donors, board members and the general public.

Lauren has over eleven year of experience in public accounting and specializes in exempt organizations with over $100 million in assets, to smaller start up entities for the last eight years of her career.  In addition to compliance work, Lauren consults on unrelated business income, reasonable compensation studies, governance, private inurement, public support test, foreign reporting requirements and the formation of tax-exempt organizations.  Lauren also regularly teaches Form 990 and 990PF courses for the AICPA and other prominent state societies and has co-authored the private foundations tax course for the AICPA in 2013.

About Green Hasson Janks

Founded in 1953, Green Hasson Janks is a Los Angeles-based accounting firm that specializes in nonprofit, food and beverage and entertainment and media companies.

Green Hasson Janks has worked with public charities and private foundations for over 30 years, and its practitioners are well-versed on current nonprofit benchmarking and governance issues. Currently, Green Hasson Janks serves over 40 private foundation clients and provides audit and/or tax services to nine of the top 25 private foundations in Los Angeles County.

Serving nonprofits is not just our profession, it’s our passion.

Ranked as a top 20 largest accounting firm on the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Book of Lists, the Firm has 14 partners and approximately 130 staff members that serve over 3,000 clients. Also named a 2016 “Best Places to Work” by the Los Angeles Business Journal, our seventh winning year since 2008, Green Hasson Janks provides an environment where talented and career-minded individuals can grow personally and professionally.